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post #1 of 8 Old 04-10-2012, 03:38 PM Thread Starter
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Dunskin or Dun?

Thinking about buying this mare she is registered as a buckskin but that dorsal stripe and frosting leaves me to believe she is a dun or dunskin. though it could be countershading but the line just seems to crisp but to be honest I don't know much about duns. These are the only pics I have.






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She looks like a buckskin to me. No other dun factor, and the dorsal doesn't look as crisp as I would expect on a dun. Buckskins often have frosting too.
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I second Buckskin.

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I figured it probably was countershading an normally i would look on her papersbut I haven't seen them yet I plan to see the horse in person this weekend
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She looks like a buckskin to me. No other dun factor, and the dorsal doesn't look as crisp as I would expect on a dun. Buckskins often have frosting too.
Maybe she is just a regular dun and not a lineback dun.

Sorry - I couldn't resist...

I don't see any dun in her from those pictures either, and agree - the dorsal doesn't look like a dun dorsal...
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I say Buckskin.....and frosting is not just in duns you see it a lot in Buckskins as well.

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Yea I 3rd on the buckskin. If i remember correctly occasionally buckskins will have dorsal stripes. But theres no other dun factors... so buckskin
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